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Had a relaxing day at Doms beach shack today; was quite cloudy but very humid & sticky. Walked up to middle of Candolim tonight for dinner. Had big tuna fillets each, only 280 rupees each (£2.80) so good value compared to the whole tuna we had the other day for 1500rupees. Jason just had to have the chilli nan he saw ...
... day laundry and watching films in the room. There's always a good English film on Indian tv although they out adverts on every ten minutes and play the same advert about 3 times. They are sooooo cheesy too, it's quite funny. Hopefully Luke is feeling better tomorrow and we can go find the beach! He went to the doctors today and he's had a bad reaction to the malaria tablets so has to stop taking ...
... guy had been invited by an Indian acquaintance to visit his mechanic workshop. Whilst there he was shocked to see that the workers were only wearing thongs (read as "flip flops" if ya not an Aussie). When he asked about this blatant lack of safety precaution, the owner turned to him smiled and said "do you know how long it's taken me to get them to wear flip flops!" They also cleared up my confusion about all the water bottles being sold at the roadside stalls that ...
Finally on our fourth and last day in Goa, we rushed out of our hotel to make it for a noon meeting in downtown Vasco city. This is where we met with a head of a big mining and hotel company who explained to us that Iron Ore mining and the tourism industry are major contributors to the Goan economy. He then lead us to a nice meal at his hotel and provided us with a driver to tour around Vasco City.
... a good line and to be able to have a proper chat with them for a change.
We had a very nice morning and read for the rest of the afternoon. We had a delicious lunch of prawn biriyani, dal fry and chapati's all washed down with a birthday beer ... this is the life! After a busy day of doing not much we decided to retire to our room to enjoy a night of indulgence.
We were still rather full ...